Women’s compound Archery team win gold at World C’ship

YANKTON, Sept 22: India’s women’s compund archery team beat hosts USA 226 to 225 to win gold at the World Champinship here on Wednesday.

However the men’s team led by seasoned Abhishek Verma lost 235-238 to Austria in the final to settle for a silver medal.

The women’s team comprising Priya Gurjar, Muskan Kirar and Jyothi Surekha held their nerves in a close battle with Linda Ochoa-Anderson, Paige Pearce and Proctor.

In the men’s section, Verma along with Sangam Bisla and Roshab Yadav fought well but had to settle for silver.  (PTI)